Re: Just Joined can anyone fill me in?
- Thanks, I will check out the links you gave, but any summation ought
to assume that a person knows nothing which I don't.
One of your links speaks of its relation to the 'christian era' so I
will check its relation to that on the Internet.
Any subject ought to be able to give the basics.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Gerry" <gerryhsp@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "B.J." <oikonomia@> wrote:
> > Interesting group, can anyone fill me in on the basics of
> > bj
> Hey BJ.
> Your post raises more questions than the obvious one you've
> it our group that you find interesting, or the subject? You ask
> the "basics," but since you've already decided to join a group
> to the discussion of Gnosticism, is there anything about it with
> you're already familiar?
> I ask all of that because it would be exceedingly difficult to do
> justice to Gnosticism if one were to try to summarize all its
> complexities and subtleties to someone with absolutely no idea as
> that person's background, or what brought him or her here in the
> place. Even in"basic" terms, I think that many people tend to get
> confused by the core concepts when they are presented in an overly
> generalized fashion. Perhaps you could narrow down your query?
> achieving that focus, you may find these introductory essays
> 1048340395/> (from the Gnosis Archives) helpful, as well as
> our Links section